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Professional Patisserie Diploma - Level 4

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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Attendance: Part Time
Location: Victoria Centre
Suitable for: Adults
Duration: 1 Year
Time of day: Daytime

ABOUT THE COURSE

This course enables you to develop advanced patisserie skills and knowledge that will enable you to develop and progress in your career in patisserie.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The course covers advanced professional techniques for Patisserie and Confectionery including:

  • Plant-based and gluten free patisserie
  • Advanced chocolate techniques
  • Pastillage and sugar work technique
  • Developing creative pieces and decorations

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • A relevant Level 3 qualification
  • To be working in the hospitality industry in a relevant patisserie role
  • A good understanding of English

All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

The course is assessed throughout with practical assessments and some written work.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Adults - Level 4

If you will be aged 19+ before the start date of your course and plan to study a Further Education course at Level 4, and you are out of work or on a low income, your study with us may be free. Otherwise, you may have to pay the fees yourself or apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.

Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses are free of charge as they are funded by the Greater London Authority (Mayor of London). Please contact us to confirm if you are eligible.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.

Additional Costs

You will be expected to purchase the required uniform and equipment for the programme, which reflect both industry norms and safety requirements. These should specifically conform to Westminster Kingsway College standards and are approximately £350; further information will be provided at enrolment. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

You can continue working within the hospitality industry, with potential to be promoted and work in higher level roles. 

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